Who We Are
We are a live online school that offers classes in critical knowledge and skills for the future to children.
To be a global school that prepares kids with the skillset, mindset and heartset, to define and achieve their own success and happiness in the future world.
Meet The Team
Lim Ee Ling
Co-Founder & CEO
Ee Ling was an Investment Banker for 10 years, advising corporates of all sorts in South East Asia. She saw a huge gap between her kids' education and the fast-changing global economy and realised that her purpose in life is to inspire people to push to be the better version of themselves, through education. She believes that the path to success and happiness is being curious and always learning.
Liaw Yit Ming
Yit Ming brings with him 15 years of experience in deal-making and financial literacy, having been the Head of Strategy and Development at one of the world’s largest healthcare companies. Inspired by his 9-year old daughter who learnt to code on her own online, his mission is to empower children with the mindset that "Everything you can dream of creating is possible"
Gary Alexander Tan
Gary has spent almost 20 years as an educator, with years spent in student leadership and talent development, as a Head of Department with the Ministry of Education of Singapore. Gary collaborated with SRI International to review their global 21st century curriculum design and teaches STEM education at several preschools and international schools in Singapore. Gary holds a Master of Arts, a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), and a Diploma in Education from NTU.
Master Teacher for Design Thinking
Six-time Silicon Valley Designer. Jay has worked at Twitter, Yahoo and Pinterest in San Francisco, before moving across the world to join Grab as Lead UX/ Visual Designer. He loves giving back to children, and has taught design at California College of the Arts, Art & Creativity Global in China and Inneract Project in SF.
Master Teacher for Entrepreneurship
Venture capitalist, Co-Founder of Restorative Innovation, Adjunct Lecturer at Platform E at SIM Entrepreneurship Centre, and serial entrepreneur since he was 20. Jovan works together with Professor Virginia Cha in developing and delivering the teachings of Restorative Innovation, an Entrepreneurship and Innovation model.
Curriculum Advisor for Entrepreneurship
Veteran tech entrepreneur with > 30 years managing hi-tech companies, and a highly sought-after Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Prof Cha is the Professor-in-Residence at Platform E, Adjunct Professor at INSEAD, NUS Business School, Singapore MIT Alliance for Research & Technology and Lean Launchpad@Singapore, and member of World Economic Forum’s Network of Global Future Council.
Master Teacher for Mindfulness
Anji is a Natural Strengths and Mindfulness coach and Founder of Hidden Lava. In the past 12 years, Anji has helped people find their strengths and virtues. Working with positive psychology, mindfulness and the Enneagram, Anji’s coaching and training programmes bring transformational mindset shifts that create sustainable change.
Master Teacher for Mindfulness
Dawn is the Founder and Director of The Open Centre, holds a Master of Social Science in Professional Counselling and is a mindfulness-based psychotherapist and trainer who has worked in Osaka, Paris, New York and Hong Kong. She is a certified trainer of .b, Paws b and .b Foundations mindfulness curriculum, a qualified teacher of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme, and on the way to being certified under Google’s Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute.
Teaching children is an accomplishment. Getting children excited about learning is an achievement! Smarter Me’s camp was 5 days of activities jam-packed with fun learning experiences for the kids, some of which Jaden is new to! They have helped every young one discover more about themselves, so well done!
My son was so excited about robotics lesson that he wants to attend classes every Saturday. From the lessons, he has created robots based on his own design. This is important to my husband and me. We want him to express his creativity and build up his portfolio.
My sons have had several teachers before this, but all they ever did was to follow instructions from a manual. However, this course is different. My children love the course and the teachers, especially how much they learned versus what they did in school. The course is structured and taught using practical examples and projects, that the children can readily understand.
Congrats on the execution on such a fun, enriching, mindful and well thought programme. The lessons Natalia learnt, variety of experiences and most importantly, friendship and learning attitude she gained will be staying with us for a long time.
Lauren had an enriching 5 days of fun learning and exposure to a wide variety of activities at the holiday camp. I appreciate that the Smarter Me team provided teachers’ assessment of individual child along with their strengths and weaknesses. I think their observations are spot-on and would definitely explore the possibility of enrolling Lauren into more programmes!
Tejas was very excited after the first day of the holiday camp. This is definitely a camp with the difference.
The Smarter Me Difference
Live Video Streaming
Our lessons are taught via live video streaming, which means students and the teacher interact with each other in real time, and any questions can be answered live!
Each Mastery course has a clear learning outcome and a final project that students complete by the end of 12 weeks. It could be a playstore-ready app, a full Silicon Valley-style business pitch or even a new phone design!
We don’t just teach hard skills, we incorporate mindfulness, self-actualization and happiness into our curriculum. In this day and age, it’s important to help kids understand themselves, to develop grit, and to be happy.
Relevant to the Real World
Our Mastery courses are not only created by industry practitioners, but contains real-world challenges presented by our corporate partners. That’s future-employer endorsement for you. Because we don’t believe in learning, without knowing why and what for.